TTT: Books that have been lingering on my TBR pile for far too long!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. After banning myself from requesting any more books on NetGalley in January (unless, of course, I absolutely NEED to have them), I'm slowly working my way through my TBR (To … Continue reading TTT: Books that have been lingering on my TBR pile for far too long!

Book Review of ‘The Family Remains’ by Lisa Jewell

Four deaths. An unsolved mystery. A family whose secrets can’t stay buried for ever…. It doesn’t feel like it was two minutes since I was reading my first Lisa Jewell, and falling in love with her domestic psychological thrillers. She’s now one of my go-to authors and I automatically add each of her new releases … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Family Remains’ by Lisa Jewell

Book Review of ‘The Clockwork Queen’ by Peter Bunzl

The image is of the front cover of The Clockwork Queen by Peter Bunzl, a Barrington Stoke publication

When her grandmaster father is imprisoned in the dungeons of St Petersburg, Sophie plans to help him escape through an incredible chess-playing automaton called the Clockwork Queen. But will she be able to outwit the Empress herself? A page-turning historical adventure from Cogheart author Peter Bunzl. I recently heard about an automaton called The Mechanical Turk - … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Clockwork Queen’ by Peter Bunzl

Book Review of ‘The Battle of Cable Street’ by Tanya Landman

The image shows the front cover of 'The BAttle of Cable Street' by Tanya Landman

Political tensions are heightening on the streets of Stepney, and as Oswald Mosley comes to power, Elsie begins to see friendships torn apart ... Award-winning author Tanya Landman explores the rise of antisemitic fascism in 1930s London in this gripping new story. Life has always been tough on the streets of Stepney, where Elsie and … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Battle of Cable Street’ by Tanya Landman

Audiobook review of ‘Fifty-Four Pigs’ by Philipp Schott

Narrated by Miles Meili Duration: 7 hours 2 minutes This is a cozy-ish murder mystery set in Winnepeg, Canada. It begins with a barn full a pigs exploding. Authorities find the bodies of fifty-four pigs and one adult male. Vet Dr. Peter Bannerman has previous experience of helping out with police investigations, and when his … Continue reading Audiobook review of ‘Fifty-Four Pigs’ by Philipp Schott